Ahead of the upcoming ODI World Cup 2023 first semifinal between India and New Zealand, Dua Lipa has made an appearance. In a video uploaded by the tournament’s broadcaster, the famous singer answered the questions of the players from both teams. Talking about the semifinal between both teams, the Men In Blue will look to give a payback to New Zealand for the 2019 semifinal loss.
Watch the video here
Dua Lipa answers the questions of Rahul, Gill, Williamson & Mitchell on Star Sports.
– A must watch video…..!!!!!pic.twitter.com/8Uz4oWprbw
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) November 15, 2023
Talking about the game, the home team has won the toss and elected to bat first. They have decided to go with an unchanged playing XI.
“Looks like a good pitch and on the slower side as well.” Rohit said at the toss. “I think it was way back in 2019 when we played that semi-final. NZ has been one of the most consistent teams over the years and it will be a good contest. I think it’s a very important day…but you’ve to turn up on that particular day.
“We would have had a bat first as well. Obviously, a used surface and hopefully some dew in the evening.” Kane Williamson. “Looking forward to the challenge ahead. It should be a good game. Both teams have seen a variety of conditions and it’s knockout cricket really.
NZ playing XI: 1 Devon Conway, 2 Rachin Ravindra, 3 Kane Williamson (capt), 4 Daryl Mitchell, 5 Tom Latham (wk), 6 Glenn Phillips, 7 Mark Chapman, 8 Mitchell Santner, 9 Tim Southee, 10 Lockie Ferguson, 11 Trent Boult